House Democrat issues subpoenas for Trump tax returns

Politics 05/10/19, 16:11

A top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns, giving Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig a deadline of next Friday to deliver them. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard ...

China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks

Politics 05/07/19, 02:42

China's government has confirmed its economy czar will go to Washington as scheduled this week for trade negotiations despite President Donald Trump's threat of new tariff hikes in a fight over Beijing's technology ambitions. Tuesday's announcement indicated Beijing decided to go ...

US, China begin new round of tariff war negotiations

Politics 04/30/19, 23:03

American and Chinese trade negotiators have begun more talks aimed at ending a tariff war after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said U.S. officials might be moving toward a decision on whether to make a deal with Beijing. Wednesday's meeting follows statements ...

Mnuchin hopes for ‘substantial progress’ in China talks

Politics 04/30/19, 03:20

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he hopes for "substantial progress" in talks with Chinese officials aimed at ending a tariff war over Beijing's technology ambitions. Mnuchin arrived Tuesday in Beijing for the latest negotiations on the trade fight between the ...

Asian shares advance on US-China trade hopes

Business 04/15/19, 01:47

Asian markets were mostly higher Monday on signs that the U.S. and China were closing in on a trade deal after months of negotiations. The Shanghai Composite index rose 0.6% to 3,207.87, after gaining close to 2% in early trading. Japan's ...

Mnuchin postpones decision on handing over Trump tax returns

Politics 04/10/19, 23:54

Wednesday has come and gone without the Treasury Department delivering President Donald Trump's tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee chairman. In a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said ...

Update: Treasury to miss deadline for Trump tax returns

Politics 04/10/19, 19:13

The Latest on President Donald Trump's tax returns (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says his department is unable to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress by Wednesday's deadline. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media ...

Update: Treasury reviewing request for Trump tax returns

Politics 04/09/19, 09:59

The Latest on President Donald Trump's tax returns (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says his department intends to "follow the law" and is reviewing a request by a top House Democrat to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns ...

Update: China, US trade talks adjourn until next week

Politics 03/29/19, 06:42

The Latest on China-U.S. trade talks (all times local): Chinese and U.S. negotiators have wrapped up trade talks in Beijing with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying they were "constructive." Mnuchin said in a tweet Friday that he looked forward to continuing ...

Shanghai leads gains in Asia as China-US talks resume

Business 03/29/19, 01:50

Mainland Chinese markets led Asian indexes higher on Friday, as the U.S. and China kicked off a fresh round of trade talks in Beijing.The Shanghai Composite index advanced 2.9 percent to 3,081.11 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 1 percent ...

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